You are invited to read Beethoven's Hair, by Russell Martin, then join in a book discussion led by Tucson Symphony Orchestra's Music Director José Luis Gomez.
The book has been hailed as “a terrific story—odd, suspenseful, controversial, and ultimately revealing” (Denver Post). The book follows a single lock of hair from Ludwig Van Beethoven, from the great composer's deathbed in 1827 to its 1994 sale at Sotheby's.
We're hosting discussions of the book at other libraries. Here are two more opportunities for you to discuss it:
These special events are part of a worldwide celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. Reserve a copy of the book now!